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Lord of the Isles (#1) - Community Reviews back

by David Drake
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
I gave up after about two hundred pages, the story just couldn't hold my interest. Not sure why--there have been books I've hated with a passion and I could point to this that jarred or that which annoyed. The style was pleasant enough and there were some interesting magical concepts, but the world ...
MargaretBolingMullin
MargaretBolingMullin rated it 7 years ago
5/2013 ** I enjoyed it, but I'm not dying to go out and read the other 8 books in the series.Downside 1: I kept wondering if I'd wandered into a Robert Jordan series. The first part, with the young man leaving his home reminded me of the first book of the Wheel of Time series.Downside 2: It was som...
Bills Books
Bills Books rated it 7 years ago
Overall, Lord of the Isles was a fun read. The characters are all pretty likable and the world they live in is a bit different than your normal fantasy fare. However, the way the story goes the confluence of so many seemingly important people in one small little hamlet is pretty inexplicable. Perhap...
Bills Books
Bills Books rated it 7 years ago
Overall, Lord of the Isles was a fun read. The characters are all pretty likable and the world they live in is a bit different than your normal fantasy fare. However, the way the story goes the confluence of so many seemingly important people in one small little hamlet is pretty inexplicable. Perhap...
Bills Books
Bills Books rated it 7 years ago
Overall, Lord of the Isles was a fun read. The characters are all pretty likable and the world they live in is a bit different than your normal fantasy fare. However, the way the story goes the confluence of so many seemingly important people in one small little hamlet is pretty inexplicable. Perhap...
Douglas Smith | Writer
Douglas Smith | Writer rated it 8 years ago
Wonderful characters that I enjoyed spending time with, but ultimately the plot that was hinted at in the beginning was never realized. The story ended up being a series of unrelated events that had nothing to do with advancing the plot forward. The conclusion was not satisfying and did not live u...
Novel Tease
Novel Tease rated it 9 years ago
I was a bit disappointed. I came to Drake via his military SF, beginning with Redliners, and have read pretty much everything he's written in the genre, as well as the writings of his frequent collaborators David Weber and Eric Flint - the holy trinity of military SF. This book was an enjoyable re...
joannajoanna
joannajoanna rated it 11 years ago
Overall, Lord of the Isles was a fun read. The characters are all pretty likable and the world they live in is a bit different than your normal fantasy fare. However, the way the story goes the confluence of so many seemingly important people in one small little hamlet is pretty inexplicable. Perhap...
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